Role and Mission
The mission if the SOCGA, is to develop and protect the Olympic Movement, in Seychelles, in accordance with the Olympic Chatter. In order to fulfill our mission, the SOCGA may corporate with governmental or non-governmental bodies. However, we must never associate ourselves with any activity, which would be in contradiction with the Olympic charter.
The role of the SOCGA is to:
- Propagate the fundamental principles of Olympism at national level within the framework of sports activity and otherwise contribute, among other things, to the diffusion of Olympism in the teaching programmes of physical education and sports in schools and University establishments. It sees to the creation of institutions, which devote themselves to Olympic education. In particular, SOCGA is concern with the establishment and activities of National Olympic Academies, Olympic Museums and cultural programmes related to the Olympic Movement.
- Ensure the observance of the Olympic charter and the Commonwealth Games Federation’s Constitution in Seychelles
- Encourage the development of high performance sport as well as sport for all
- Help in the training of sports administrators and ensure that such courses contribute to the propagation of the Fundamental Principles of Olympism
- Commit itself to taking action against any form of discrimination, and violence in sport
- Fight against the use of substances and procedures prohibited by the IOC, CGF or the Ifs. Adopt and implement the World Anti-Doping Code, thereby ensuring that the SOCGA anti-doping policies and rules, membership and/or funding requirements and results management procedures conform with the World Anti-Doping Code and respect all the rules and responsibilities for NOCs that are listed within the World Anti-Doping Code.
- Work to maintain harmonious and cooperative relations with appropriate governmental bodies. Nevertheless, the SOCGA shall preserve its autonomy and resist all pressures of any kind, including those of a political, religious or economic nature that may prevent it from complying with the Olympic Charter.